Female Hair Loss: hair loss in women, causes and treatment.
Now a days, hair loss and thinning in women is common. Some time due to genetics or certain medical reasons like thyroid etc. Hair loss in women is observed. The question of what can cause hair loss in women attributes to many factors ranging from simple nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes or stress due to work or mental situati....Read More
Female Hair Loss
Female Hair Loss: hair loss in women, causes and treatment.
Now a days, hair loss and thinning in women is common. Some time due to genetics or certain medical reasons like thyroid etc. Hair loss in women is observed. The question of what can cause hair loss in women attributes to many factors ranging from simple nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes or stress due to work or mental situation etc. The following section helps you to understand phenomenon of loss of hair in women and ways to prevent hair loss.
The causes of hair loss in females:
Some of the causes are briefed here.
Hair loss due to Certain Nutritional or Vitamin deficiencies: The subclinical nutritional deficiencies of Vit D3 , Vit B12 , iron are chiefly responsible for hair loss due to nutritional deficiencies in females. This can be prevented by following some good hair loss diet plan.
Hormonal hair loss in women: Variation in hormonal levels in the female body has been found to be important reason for hair loss in women. Various hormones that contribute to hormonal hair loss in women are thyroid hormones, oestrogen, progesterone, FHS, LH etc. Also, life changing events like pregnancy or menopause can also contribute to hormonal imbalance in women which may contribute to temporary hair loss.
Stress and hair loss in women: Both mental and physiological stress are increasingly becoming main contributors to hair loss in working women.
We at, HairMD- hair loss clinic in Pune, take care of hairs of our patients by providing them with the best hair loss treatment- customised cocktail therapy for hair loss which is based on proven medical research. Currently, finasteride and Minoxidil are mainstay treatment for hair loss in women and men- mainly to stop the progression of male pattern hair loss or baldness in females and males. Finasteride is a tablet which blocks the hormones- 5-alpha-reductase in the body which is responsible for hair loss. Minoxidil increases the vascularity i.e. blood flow of the scalp and promotes hair growth. Along with Finasteride and Minoxidil, various procedures like platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), mesotherapy, micro needling, and low level laser light therapy (LLLT therapy for hair loss) are done to treat hair loss.
In PRP hair loss treatment, concentrated growth factors extracted from our own blood are delivered to hair follicles on the scalp. In microneedling for hair loss, thousands of micro punctures are created in our scalp with the help of micro needling derma roller devices. These micro punctures results in released of intrinsic growth factors at that site stimulate hair growth.
In low level laser light therapy (LLLT), light from a red cold laser is delivered to the hair, this laser light stimulates the hair follicles for faster growth. LLLT treatment is US FDA approved for hair loss problem. In mesotherapy, growth peptides, plane stem cell extract and various other growth factors are delivered locally to our hair.
All these hair loss treatment & procedures along with medication are responsible for the great results. We have been lucky to treatment more than 119023 & counting hair loss & related patients at HairMD and ClearSkin- Laser and hair clinic and could deliver successful results over the period of 28 years under the umbrella of Dr Dhananjay Chavan, MBBS, DDV- one of best dermatologist in Pune, Karad, Kolhapur.
How to use dermaroller with minoxidil for hair loss
Derma roller is the treatment which is helpful in both skin and hair related problems. Dermaroller is having a miniature of 100 needles which helps in puncturing hair follicles and which helps in enhancing good hair growth and gives good blood circulation to the scalp as well. Dermaroller can be used at home also, but with proper guidance of a dermatologist.
Let’s talk about 5 benefits of using dermaroller for hair loss:
Easy to use at home.
Controls hair fall and promotes new hair regrowth.
Good blood circulation to the hair follicles.
Helps in the natural regeneration process.
Both men and women will get equal benefits.
Points how to use derma roller at home:
Use 0.25 mm to 0.5 mm derma roller.
Gentle way just rubs the roller in your scalp.
Make sure blood doesn’t come out in the scalp.
After using derma roller clean with hot water and store it or next use.
One derma roller can be used for 3 months.
Make sure you use a separate roller for skin and hair.
Minoxidil is a topical application, this medication works well for pattern baldness, androgenic alopecia, hair thinning, but it’s seen that most patients use this medication over the counter for hair loss, without knowing their hair conditions. After using this medication for a few months, they start with hair fall and because of which they think this medication is not working for them. But the case is different, due to minoxidil usages after some time shedding period starts, during this period the weak and dead hairs fall down and then again new hairs will grow back. It's important to know minoxidil should be used till you think your hairs are important for you.
It’s very important to know what to use this medication with dermatologist concern only and this works well with finasteride oral medication. There are so many brands of minoxidil available in the market, according to your dermatologist prescription use it accordingly.
For controlling hair loss and to get good hair regrowth minoxidil and derma roller works well, so using these both combinations can be done at home, under dermatologist concern only.
Let’s talk about the ways to use minoxidil and derma roller together:
You can first apply minoxidil topical application on the scalp and then immediately use derma roller so that the absorption will be a much better way.
Using derma roller on the scalp and then using minoxidil, which will give you same results.